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Dublin: 19 °C Sunday 28 August, 2016

Today’s News

From The42 What sort of shape are the Ireland squad in ahead of next week's World Cup qualifier? Looking Ahead

What sort of shape are the Ireland squad in ahead of next week's World Cup qualifier?

How Shane Long and all the other Boys in Green squad members have fared since the start of the season.

From The42 Is it inappropriate timing for Robbie Keane's send-off and more Ireland-Oman questions Analysis

Is it inappropriate timing for Robbie Keane's send-off and more Ireland-Oman questions

Plus, why do Ireland love playing Oman in friendlies?

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 Ireland's Ciara Mageean recovers from her Olympics disappointment in stunning fashion Impressive

Ireland's Ciara Mageean recovers from her Olympics disappointment in stunning fashion

The Portaferry runner knocked five seconds off her personal best tonight

From The42 Faith in Rooney rewarded and more Premier League talking points Opinion

Faith in Rooney rewarded and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Harry Kane’s August slump strikes again, as Liverpool draw with Spurs.

From The42 Top-of-the-table clash as Hull take on Man United and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Top-of-the-table clash as Hull take on Man United and more Premier League talking points

Plus, where will Daniel Sturridge play against Tottenham?

Friday 26 August, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk's Europa League draw, Ryan Lochte charged and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk's Europa League draw, Ryan Lochte charged and all today's sport

Plus, Shane Duffy has become Brighton’s record signing, while Blackburn have brought in two Irish defenders.

From The42 Two Irish defenders join Blackburn in wake of Shane Duffy's departure Transfer News

Two Irish defenders join Blackburn in wake of Shane Duffy's departure

Derrick Williams and Tommie Hoban have secured permanent and loan deals respectively.

Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker Opinion

Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker

The veteran striker announced his international retirement today.

Tuesday 23 August, 2016

From The42 Where has it all gone wrong for Everton's Irish contingent? Opinion

Where has it all gone wrong for Everton's Irish contingent?

Three of the Toffees’ Ireland internationals are currently being linked with a move away from the club.

From The42 John Delaney declines to comment on Rio tickets controversy in latest interview Silence

John Delaney declines to comment on Rio tickets controversy in latest interview

The FAI CEO also paid tribute to the late Milo Corcoran.

From The42 Ireland international Alan Judge set for talks with Rafa Benitez's Newcastle Ready To Go This post contains videos

Ireland international Alan Judge set for talks with Rafa Benitez's Newcastle

The Dubliner was particularly impressive last season with 15 goals and 11 assists.

From The42 James McCarthy set for Everton exit - reports Pastures New

James McCarthy set for Everton exit - reports

New boss Ronald Koeman has reportedly deemed the Irish international surplus to requirements.

Monday 22 August, 2016

From The42 Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money Distribution

Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money

The figures make for interesting reading from an Irish perspective.

From The42 United defensive duo could exit, Brazil starlet linked with Barca and all today's transfer gossip Speculation

United defensive duo could exit, Brazil starlet linked with Barca and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, Joe Hart’s transfer to Everton is reportedly dependent on Ajax’s Jasper Cillessen joining Barcelona.

Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The42 Michael Conlan trolls Vladimir Putin - it's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere

Michael Conlan trolls Vladimir Putin - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Derval O’Rourke is impressed with Jerry Kiernan’s new haircut.

From The42 ‘He loves The Godfather, because this is not personal, it’s business’ Interview

‘He loves The Godfather, because this is not personal, it’s business’

Chris Brady chats to The42 about co-authoring Carlo Ancelotti’s latest book.

From The42 12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics Heroes

12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics

Not all of them won medals but each athlete mentioned here overachieved in their own way.

Friday 19 August, 2016

From The42 Man United genuine title contenders and more thoughts from tonight's win Analysis

Man United genuine title contenders and more thoughts from tonight's win

Former assistant boss Ryan Giggs has tipped the Red Devils to win the league.

From The42 As it happened: Man United v Southampton, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Man United v Southampton, Premier League

Man United took on Southampton, as Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils looked to build on a promising start to the season.

Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 'The best sprint performance we’ve ever had in the history of athletics' Reaction This post contains videos

'The best sprint performance we’ve ever had in the history of athletics'

Former sprint hurdles athlete Derval O’Rourke was effusive in her praise for the Waterford native.

From The42 Michael Conlan suggests Ireland are being punished for former judge's Guardian revelations Claim

Michael Conlan suggests Ireland are being punished for former judge's Guardian revelations

The Belfast native admitted to being nervous about dubious judging ahead of his fights.

Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 Barcelona interested in West Brom striker, bad news for Rooney and all today's transfer gossip Speculation

Barcelona interested in West Brom striker, bad news for Rooney and all today's transfer gossip

Meanwhile, Liverpool are hoping for £30m straight for Christian Benteke.

From The42 'I know that's she's not fit' - Disappointment for Ciara Everard as her Rio dream ends Report

'I know that's she's not fit' - Disappointment for Ciara Everard as her Rio dream ends

The Kilkenny native finished last and looked well below her best in today’s event.

From The42 VIDEO: Relive Thomas Barr's incredible display in the 400m hurdles semi-final Looking Back This post contains videos

VIDEO: Relive Thomas Barr's incredible display in the 400m hurdles semi-final

If you were asleep when it happened, we’ve got you covered.

From The42 'One of the greatest Irish performances' - Stunning Thomas Barr reaches 400m hurdles final Rio 2016

'One of the greatest Irish performances' - Stunning Thomas Barr reaches 400m hurdles final

The Waterford native finished first at the Rio Olympics and set a new national record in the process.

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From The42 Boxing authorities reject Conlan's 'cheats' claims, as IABA call for review of judging process Response

Boxing authorities reject Conlan's 'cheats' claims, as IABA call for review of judging process

The stats also suggested the Belfast native was hard done by, as Russian Vladimir Nikitin was declared the victor by unanimous decision.

Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 Ireland's Oliver Dingley earns PB in Olympics diving final having gone beyond expectations Report

Ireland's Oliver Dingley earns PB in Olympics diving final having gone beyond expectations

The 23-year-old diver impressed at the Rio Games this evening, and finished in eighth place.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Redemption for Annalise, Conlan outrage and all today's sport Tuesday

We'll Leave it There So: Redemption for Annalise, Conlan outrage and all today's sport

Plus, Ireland’s Oliver Dingley makes history as he qualifies for the final of the men’s springboard.

From The42 'This has been the longest week ever!' Annalise Murphy's family overjoyed at Olympics success Happy Days

'This has been the longest week ever!' Annalise Murphy's family overjoyed at Olympics success

The sailor’s brother, sister and mother were among those watching on in Rio this afternoon.

From The42 'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss Reaction

'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss

“I thought Katie’s was really bad yesterday, but this takes the biscuit.”

Monday 15 August, 2016

From The42 Annalise Murphy will be guaranteed a medal if the sailing is cancelled again tomorrow Permutations

Annalise Murphy will be guaranteed a medal if the sailing is cancelled again tomorrow

The Dubliner could also claim at least a bronze by finishing in the top five on Tuesday.

From The42 A superb Mark Timlin free-kick helped Pat's earn a hard-fought win tonight LOI

A superb Mark Timlin free-kick helped Pat's earn a hard-fought win tonight

Meanwhile, in a battle between second and third, Cork and Derry drew 0-0.

From The42 Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history Report

Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history

The Dubliner was defeated by Viktor Axelsen of Denmark this evening.

From The42 'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones Trolling This post contains videos

'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones

The €56 million defender made his competitive debut for Man City at the weekend.

From The42 'Absolutely delighted' Judy Reynolds earns new personal best in Olympics Dressage final Pride

'Absolutely delighted' Judy Reynolds earns new personal best in Olympics Dressage final

The Kildare native came 18th overall at the event in Rio today,

From The42 'I think we hit a homerun with Billy' - Walsh's influence already felt in US boxing Making A Difference

'I think we hit a homerun with Billy' - Walsh's influence already felt in US boxing

The coach previously left his role in Irish boxing in acrimonious fashion.

From The42 IABA clarify whereabouts of Michael O'Reilly in lead up to Rio Olympics Skepticism

IABA clarify whereabouts of Michael O'Reilly in lead up to Rio Olympics

The Irish boxer was sent home from Brazil after failing a drugs test.

Sunday 14 August, 2016

From The42 'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!' The Full Monty

'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!'

Scott Evans has joked that a victory against the world number four could prompt him to bare all.

From The42 Coutinho the difference as Liverpool prevail and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Coutinho the difference as Liverpool prevail and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Man United make early statement of intent.

From The42 'He's a winger playing left-back' - Souness and Carragher unimpressed by lacklustre Moreno Criticism

'He's a winger playing left-back' - Souness and Carragher unimpressed by lacklustre Moreno

The Spaniard has had a torrid afternoon at the Emirates.

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